That’s right; Scotland beat World No 1 England in an ODI during the week.
Meanwhile Boom Boom has a pet Lion. An under reported part of this story is that he has daughters named Aqsa, Ajwa, Ansha and Asmara. So posties would have been confused to start with.
What’s going on with Aaron Finch and Tim Paine’s legs?
A photo so simple, yet so symbolic. Afghanistan gains test status and issues caps.
Alex Ovechkin hoisting the Lord Stanley Cup.
A busy week for photo ops for Jose Murinho. Here he is with Instagram sensation Dan Carter.
And, a few days later, with Muscle Man. Is the guy back right about to explode?
FIFA World Cup Corner. At least one country has set its expectations well.
They know how to decorate a pub though. Just look at those gnomes.
Ashley Young in training. Not sure what for though.
Not content with having the best-selling playing kit for the tournament, Nigeria turned up dressed like this.
Didier Deschamps, famous water carrier, actually shows some emotion. There might be a bit of pressure on France too.
More 1990 FIFA World Cup nostalgia. Those haircuts.
From the Archives. Pele pretending to be a goalie at Fulham in 1973.
And… it’s underway, with some gentle political symbolism overlooking it all.